Web Based

Free web based software applications, for uses such as education assessment and evaluation, curriculum planning, and teaching education. Learning management systems & Course management systems and administrative tools to fit various needs of schools.

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The Monocle Reader makes digital books available for everyone. You can embed a ‘book’ on any webpage with two lines of code — one to include the library, one to initialize the reader. Monocle is approximately 25kb gzipped and has no dependencies on external JavaScript libraries.

Monocle aims for full support of all browsers with a W3C-compliant CSS column module implementation. Monocle makes use of the following browser technology support: CSS Multi-Column Layout, W3C DOM Level 2 Event Model, CSS 2D Transforms (better: 3D Transforms, even better: hardware acceleration). Monocle has a particular focus on mobile devices. Monocle either supports or is trying to support:
iOS 3.1+, Android 2.0+, Blackberry 6, Kindle 3

Internet Archive BookReader

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Javascript based online ebook reader. The BookReader was developed by the Internet Archive and open source contributors to provide online access to scanned books. It includes the following features:

  • Single-Page, Two-page, and Thumbnail view
  • Zoom
  • Right-to-left page progression (e.g. for Yiddish and Chinese)
  • Full-text search with highlighting of search results
  • Support for foldouts and variable page size
  • In-Browser Text-To-Speech
  • Embeddable
  • Bookmark-friendly URLs
  • Works with a variety of image servers, or a simple directory of images
  • Simple access control


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Gradint is a program that can be used to make your own self-study audio tapes for learning foreign-language vocabulary. You can use it to help with a course, to prepare for speaking assignments or just to keep track of the vocabulary you come across. Gradint uses a variant of the "graduated-interval recall" method published by Pimsleur in 1967. It’s like audio flashcards that appear in a special pattern designed to help you remember.

Runs on a variety of platforms or can be set up on a Unix web server and accessed via browser.


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Vocabulary building is the most important, but most time-consuming part of learning a language. This interactive web site will show you how to learn foreign words more quickly and easily than you imagined possible using 3 simple principles. Use fictional stories to make new words stick.

Source code for the web site is available for download.


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The package AKFQuiz lets you easily make your own quiz games, learning exercises or psycho-tests. These can be used with grquiz in a graphical environment, with diaquiz as a simple GUI program or with scrquiz on the text-console. There is also a line oriented variant, linequiz, which can be used as a backend.
A CGI-variant, cgiquiz, can be installed on a Web server to offer exercises via Internet or a local network. There is also an exam-mode in cgiquiz to use it for serious exams. You can use mkquiz to generate HTML files to use with JavaScript. These can be then be published using most web-space providers.


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Website@School is a websites content management system (CMS), specially designed to build, manage and maintain the websites of schools, small and big.
It is freely available as Open Source Software licensed under a General Public License

The main features that every school needs:

* Unlimited number of sites and Intranets. Examples: The school site, sites for groups, for committees, for workgroups, for individual pupils, for the board, for the principal, for everyone.
* Sites can be changed, merged or split, thus enabling quick and easy updating.
* What You See Is What You Get word processor to create content. No fiddling around with slashes or underscores.
* Groups can cooperate in projects and workgroups. Fine grained Role Based Acces Control.
* Bazar Style Style Sheets (BSS) enable users to create their own individual template styles.
* Visually impaired and blind persons can manage websites with a braille terminal or screen reader.
* Website@School is also designed as a learning tool, preparing pupils for the ICT future. Your school has potential whizkids! They can securely explore, discover and learn.
* Available in English, Spanish, Dutch, Danis, French, German, Portugese, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian, Turkish, Chinese.
More languages follow. The program is easy to translate.
* And much, much more. See the design viewpoints and features in the excellent, fully illustrated, comprehensive Users Guide:


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Free mathematics software for learning and teaching

  • Interactive graphics, algebra and spreadsheet
  • From elementary school to university level
  • Free learning materials

You may use and distribute GeoGebra free of charge at home, in school and universities under their licensing conditions. If you would like to use GeoGebra applets, installers, or documentation for commercial purposes, you'll need to contact the project and arrange permission.

Portable versions available at the project's web site.

Project Fedena

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Project Fedena is the open source school management system based on Ruby on Rails. It was initially developed by a team of developers at Foradian Technologies. The project was made open source by Foradian, and is now maintained by the open source community.

Developed on the Ruby on Rails frame work with MVC architecture. The application is composed of a basic module which satisfies all the necessary requirements of a simple SIS. There are lot of add on modules which can be installed easily to extend the power and usability.

DART System

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The Data Analysis and Report Toolkit (DART) is a truly Open Source, feature-rich student information system (SIS) software package. In short, it is written in PHP, and runs on any web server with the free software combination of Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP). DART is therefore free like a puppy! You can take it home with you, but care and feeding is something you must provide on your own, or contract with others to do for you.

The GitHub site is: https://github.com/dartproject/DART
We have a Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/dart-project/ And, there is access to our live DART development demo site here: http://wiki.bssd.org/index.php/DART_System


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Elgg is an award-winning open source social networking engine that provides a robust framework on which to build all kinds of social environments, from a campus wide social network for your university, school or college or an internal collaborative platform for your organization through to a brand-building communications tool for your company and its clients.


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